Q & A Jan/Feb 2008 - An ‘I' on Security

By Matthew Crawford
(01/08/2008)
Sometimes the best surprises occur right in your own backyard. Such was the case for Sam Youngblood, co-founder and chief executive officer for ISI Security, which provides security products for correctional facilities with its ISI Detention Contracting Group and Metroplex Control Systems divisions.

Q & A Nov/Dec 2007 - Getting a Legg Up?

By Matthew Crawford
(10/23/2007)
With an influx of correctional projects in the western United States on the horizon, Robert Legg, president and founder of detention equipment contractor Legg Inc., is hoping his San Francisco Bay Area location will give him an advantage for upcoming projects in California and Nevada.

Q&A with Robert Sillen - A Federal Injection


(09/20/2007)
With more than 175,000 inmates at 33 adult facilities, California houses the largest state inmate population in a system that has teetered on the brink of disaster for several years.

Private Party

By Matthew Crawford
(08/06/2007)
As the largest owner and operator of private prisons in the United States, Corrections Corporation of America generated $1.3 billion in revenue in 2006 and manages 45,000 inmates a year for state governments and 30,000 inmates for the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

Q&A May/June 2007 - Presidential Outlook

By Matthew Crawford
(04/16/2007)
In addition to serving as president of the American Jail Association, Joseph W. Oxley has served as sheriff in Monmouth County, N.J., for 11 years. Oxley oversees a $56.7 million operating budget and 735 employees. He plans to leave the post at the end of this year to return to the private sector.

Q&A - Design Roundtable

By Matthew Crawford
(02/27/2007)
As one of the leading architecture firms in the justice market, DMJM offers a variety of services to nationwide clients at correctional facilities, courthouses and other facilities.  As the firm proceeds into 2007, it is working to shift from a product-oriented practice to a solutions-based practice. Correctional News recently spoke with four of the firm’s leading employees during a teleconference.

Q & A Jan/Feb 2007 - A Conversation with MTI’s Skipper

By Matthew Crawford
(12/28/2006)
As co-founder and president of Montgomery Technology Inc., Tim Skipper has more than 20 years of experience designing and manufacturing systems for correctional facilities. During that time he has watched new technology infiltrate the market as high-tech concepts such as wireless-control devices continue to make their way into prisons and jails.

Q & A Nov/Dec 06 - Southern Exposure


(10/20/2006)
Dan Halloran, president of Southern Folger, discusses business developments.

Q&A - Correctional Checkup

By Matthew Crawford
(09/11/2006)
A discussion with B. Jaye Anno, co-founder of the National Commission on Correctional Health Care.

Recovery Zone: Orleans Parish Sheriff Shares His Experiences After Katrina

By Matthew Crawford
(04/06/2006)
Marlin Gusman, Orleans Parish criminal sheriff, discusses the lessons learned from Hurricane Katrina.